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Jake Tapper      

CNN's Chief Washington Correspondent; Host of "The Lead" and the Host of "State of the Union"

CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper joined the network in January 2013. His one-hour weekday program, "The Lead with Jake Tapper" debuted in March 2013. Tapper was named host of the network's Sunday morning show, State of the Union in June 2015.

Tapper imparts his political expertise on State of the Union by conducting interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy, covering Washington, the country and the world. "The Lead" seeks to examine and advance stories that demonstrate Tapper's own curiosities and interests with headlines from around the country and the globe, from politics to money, and sports to popular culture.

Tapper has been a widely-respected reporter in the nation's capital for more than 14 years. His most recent book, "The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor," debuted in the top 10 on The New York Times best seller list.


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